Lisa: Define the mission of AJ MONEY.
AJ MONEY: The mission of AJ MONEY is to inspire and motivate young people, who struggled or suffer from toxic relationships and drugs abuse.
Lisa: Your music is mostly influenced by Afro-pop, Hip-hop, and Dancehall. Who are your greatest influences in these genres, and why?
AJ MONEY: For Afro- pop, wizkid and Burna boy is my greatest influence and for HIP-HOP Tupac and Drake, and for dancehall, Ill say Vybz Kartel and Mavado. The reason why I chose these artists is because of their struggle behind their music and the stories they are telling on their music that’s what influences me
Lisa: Do you get creative blocks? If so, what do you do to move past them?
AJ MONEY: Yes I do get creative blocks sometimes, and when I do, I learn not to stress about it.
Lisa: Your latest release “My Own Money” is awesome. What inspired you to write it?
AJ MONEY: Thank you, well the inspiration came from my life experience, where I find people depending on their parents, or relative wealth, instead of getting their own wealth.
Lisa: What types of change do you feel your music can initiate?
AJ MONEY: I feel like my music can initiate a more exciting experience filled with motivation.
Lisa: What is the most useless talent you have?
AJ MONEY: I don’t have any useless talents, I can point out or be aware of.
Lisa: How do you nourish your creative side when you’re not working? And how do you avoid burnout?
AJ MONEY: I nourish my creative side by reaching out and seeking advice from people with bigger audience experience, like promoters and bloggers. And I avoid burnout by not stressing out when they don’t reply or respond.
Lisa: Describe your approach to recording.
AJ MONEY: Always eager and happy to see the result when recording
Lisa: What non-musical entities and ideas have impacted your music?
AJ MONEY: Doing business as auto body technician, buying and sealing cars have been supportive links to my music
Lisa: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
AJ MONEY: Is a lot of fraudulent stuff going on in the industry and fake management that’s killing a lot of creative people career and I’ll love to change that in the industry
Lisa: What are you currently working on, and what’s next for you?
AJ MONEY: Well am work on a new trending style of music called amapiano. And for me right now, am working on featuring one big name in the music industry.
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